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Artist’s Choice: Summer Film Series, Hauser & Wirth New York, 22nd St


Hauser & Wirth is delighted to announce Artist’s Choice: Summer Film Series, a program of free evening film screenings that will take place on the newly renovated rooftop of the gallery’s West 22nd Street location in June and July. With films selected by New York-based gallery artists Rita Ackermann, Mary Heilmann, Matthew Day Jackson, Rashid Johnson, and Jack Whitten, Summer Rooftop Film Series will present a vibrant collection of cinematic works that illustrate the many ways in which the moving image provides a rich source of inspiration for visual artists.

Miklós Jancsó’s ‘Electra My Love’ selected by Rita Ackermann, 21 June 2017

Sergei Parajanov’s ‘Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors’ selected by Jack Whitten, 28 June 2017

John Coney and Sun Ra’s ‘Space is the Place’ selected by Rashid Johnson, 19 July 2017

David Lynch’s ‘Lost Highway’ selected by Mary Heilmann, 26 July 2017

Offering dramatic views of New York’s West Chelsea Arts District and the Hudson River, Hauser & Wirth’s rooftop will feature works by a diverse group of artists from the gallery’s roster, including a special installation of Martin Creed’s ‘Work No. 2198,’ selected by the artist for the space. An assortment of drinks and light snacks will be available at the rooftop bar, operated by Great Performances, during each of the screenings.

While screenings are free, advanced booking is essential due to limited seating.